On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Nigella Lawson, English chef and writer, born in London, England
  • Paul Azinger, American golfer, broadcaster (PGA C'ship 1993, 12 PGA Tour titles), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Barstow, American choreographer (Frankie Laine Time, The Gem of the Ocean), dies at 54
  • Erik Lindahl, Swedish economist (Theory of Money & Capital), dies at 68
1960 Highlights

About January 6, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn